Jeanerette museum extends hours _lowres

Photo provided by Iberia Parish Convention & Visitors Bureau -- Go back in time and learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane industry at the Jeanerette Museum.


  • FRIDAY NIGHT COOKIE JAR FISHING TOURNAMENT: 7 p.m.-midnight, La. Express Boat Dock, Jarreau. Entry fees apply to fish the tournament and fishermen must qualify to fish the final classic tournament. $30. (225) 293-3402


  • PIPER’S CLOSET CHILDREN’S RESALE EVENT: 10 a..-5 p.m. Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, 1701 W. Thomas St., Hammond (former Piccadilly building). Presented by the Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center. (985) 340-9150


  • ANNUAL CO-ED SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT 5K RUN/WALK FUNDRAISER: 7:30 a.m., Fordoche Ball Park, Henry Drive, Fordoche. The fun run will begin and end at the ballpark, site of the other festivities. Individuals and teams may enter. $30 per person, includes free lunch and $5 worth of drink tickets. Runners and teams are encouraged to wear pink or dress up in their best angel costume.
  • HAMMOND FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, West Thomas Street, Hammond. Fresh produce, arts and crafts. (985) 277-5681 or
  • JEANERETTE FARMERS MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Jeanerette City Park, Tarleton Street, Jeanerette. Locally-grown foods and handmade items. (337) 276-4293 or
  • LAFOURCHE CENTRAL MARKET: 8 a.m.-noon, Lafourche Central Market Pavilion, 4484 La. 1, Raceland. Local farmers, fishermen, artisans and more. Free. (985) 438-1231
  • ARTS & CRAFTS SHOW: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Main Street, New Roads. Homemade or home grown items. (225) 718-5153


  • ON THE ROAD TO TEXAS: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m.- p.m. Sunday, Louisiana Children’s Discovery Center, 113 N. Cypress St., Hammond. Activities for kids related to the Lone Star State, including bean bag toss, milk jug ball toss, hula-hoop lasso, horseshoes game and sheriff star scavenger hunt. (985) 340-9150


  • “I LOVE YOU, YOU’RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE” AUDITIONS: 6:30 p.m, Essanee Theatre, 126 Iberia St., New Iberia. An Iberia Performing Arts League production with a cast of four — two women and two men, ages 35-50. (337) 523-9995


  • GLC FARMERS MARKET: 2 p.m.-6 p.m., GLC Meat Market, 211 N. Main St., Loreauville. (337) 577-9160 or
  • TUESDAY NIGHT FISHING TOURNAMENT: 6 p.m.-9 p.m., False River. Every Tuesday through September. (225) 240-0174


  • EUNICE FARMERS MARKET: 1 p.m., corner of Second and Park streets, Eunice. (337) 457-6503 or


  • ACADIANA GROWERS ALLIANCE FARMERS MARKET: 4 p.m.-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church Ministries Center, 211 W. St. Peter St., New Iberia. (337) 367-0838 or


  • BAYOU TECHE MUSEUM: 131 W. Main St., New Iberia. Hours: 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. (337) 606-5977 or
  • THE DOWNTOWN ART GALLERY 630: 630 Belanger St., Houma. Artist of the Month is Fred Marks.
  • HAMMOND REGIONAL ARTS CENTER: 217 E. Thomas St., Hammond. Hours: 1 p.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday and 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday. (985) 542-7113 or
  • JEANERETTE MUSEUM: 500 E. Main St., Jeanerette. Step into the past and learn about the last 200 years of the sugarcane industry, the cypress lumber industry and the days of the steamboat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday. (337) 276-4408 or

LE VIEUX VILLAGE: 828 E. Landry St., Opelousas. Hours: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday. A new interpretive exhibit designed to teach locals and visitors about zydeco, one of the region’s musical treasures. The presentation includes seven panels that display the legends of zydeco, the history and information on how these Creole sounds developed from the colonial period to the present in South Louisiana.

  • ROSEDOWN PLANTATION STATE HISTORIC SITE: La. 10, St. Francisville. (225) 635-3110 or
  • UNIVERSITY ART MUSEUM: University of Louisiana at Lafayette, 710 E. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette. “Selections from the UL College of Art Faculty,” through Dec. 12; “Environmental Impact,” produced by David J. Wagner, through Saturday, Aug. 8; and “Her Self: Works by Kathy Sosa,” through Saturday, Aug. 29. Hours: 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Wednesday, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday. (337) 482-2278 or
  • WASHINGTON ART GALLERY: Corner of Veterans Boulevard and Church Street, Washington. Hours: 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday through Sunday. “Washington Historic,” an exhibit of paintings, including colorful, abstract Louisiana landscapes. (337) 351-3043 or
  • Compiled by Whitney Christy